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12"6" Lightning Strike HD Pedal Drive Fishing Kayak

12"6" Lightning Strike HD Pedal Drive Fishing Kayak

Regular price $1,999.99 USD
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Experience unbeatable power, resilience, and outfitting possibilities with the Strike HD. Manufactured with strong linear HDPE and incorporating a tri-hull layout, savor stability like never before! A cushioned seat featuring breathable padded mesh fabric, and three seating arrangements to fit any paddler, make for a comfortable ride. Plus, the included Marine Mat flooring allows you to stand as you navigate. Plus, the Strike HD boasts a roomy tank well and two hatches – lots of storage for a beach picnic or an overnight getaway.

The Strike HD features the Freedom Drive propulsion system, designed to move you quickly and efficiently through the water, imitating a penguin's wings. This system slots into two secure drive locks and, with a push of the feet, the fins pivot side-to-side to propel you forward. To make your journey even smoother, Lightning has integrated a recess into the kayak's hull that hides the Freedom Drive's fins so you have almost no draft in shallow waters — perfect for launching or landing.

From the ground up, they engineered the Strike to be an unparalleled fishing kayak by taking the finest design features of the industry and elevating them to an even higher level.

Additional Features:

  • 2 - 16” aluminum gear tracks
  • 4 - 8” rear aluminum gear tracks
  • 2 flush mount rod holders


Length 12'6"
Width 34"
Capacity 415 lbs
Hull Weight 82 lbs
Fully Rigged Weight 94 lbs
Construction Rotomolded Super Linear HDPE

Freedom Drive Propulsion

The Freedom Drive keeps your hands free and utilizes your largest muscle group, allowing you to go farther, faster.  The beauty of pedal drive kayaks is their ease of use. There's no "form" to master, therefore no prior experience is necessary to fully enjoy your time on the water. Anyone can hop in the Strike and begin your next adventure.

The Freedom Drive simply drops into a pair of secure drive locks, and with a push of the feet, the fins move side-to-side and propel you forward. This side-to-side movement mimics how a penguin's wings allow it to glide through the water.

Sturdy & Durable Build

The Strike HD pedal kayak for fishing and recreation is made using only durable and sturdy materials that allows it to carry up to 415lbs while ensuring stable standing. It measures in at 12’ 6” making it a great size for fishing or recreational trips.

Simple & Effortless

The Strike HD uses our Freedom Drive Propulsion system which encourages you to use the strongest muscles in your body to effortlessly pedal the kayak when you’re out in the water making it the perfect choice for both beginners and professionals

Comfortable Seating

The Strike comes with a 3-position aluminum frame breathable beach style seat that keeps you comfortable throughout the day whether fishing, taking photos or just having fun on the water. The seat is made of a breathable material to keep you cool on hot days. The 3 position seat system allows you to pick what position meets your comfort. The Strike HD comes standard with custom Marine Mat flooring system to provide a cushioned area to stand while on the water.

More Stability & Control

With the Tri hull design and Freedom Drive Propulsion system, the Strike HD offers more stability which partnered with the hull recessed spring loaded rudder provides
sharp steering, better control and excellent tracking, making it easier to glide through water and navigate for both new kayakers and pros.

All the Storage You Need

The Strike comes with a lot of storage. The front hatch is extra roomy to store a lot of your gear. The large rear tank well can fit varying crate storage systems. The Strike is outfitted with 6 gear tracks to mount your fishing and accessories to be within reach.

(PREORDER) Kayaks are not in-stock but are currently on order and should be delivered in the coming weeks.  This is a great way to reserve a kayak that is currently on the way to the shop.  When you place a (PREORDER), we will follow-up in 1-2 business with our scheduled arrival date.  You will then have an opportunity to either keep your order or cancel the order at no charge.


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  • Shipping Highlights

    • Select kayaks can be shipped within the continental USA and will arrive in 2-4 weeks.
    • Oversized items may not be available for shipping due to increasing costs.
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    • We typically ship within one business day and try to ship the same day for orders that are placed before noon Tuesday-Saturday.
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